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By David J. Lewis-Williams

J. David Lewis-Williams is international popular for his paintings at the rock paintings of Southern Africa. during this quantity, Lewis-Williams describes the major steps in his evolving trip to appreciate those pictures painted on stone. He describes the advance of technical tools of studying rock work of the Nineteen Seventies, exhibits how a turning out to be knowing of San mythology, cosmology, and ethnography helped decode the complicated work, and lines the improvement of neuropsychological types for figuring out the connection among trust structures and rock artwork. the writer then applies his theories to the well-known rock work of prehistoric Western Europe in an try to increase a entire concept of rock paintings. for college students of rock paintings, archaeology, ethnography, comparative faith, and artwork background, Lewis-Williams' ebook might be a provocative learn and an incredible reference.

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